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Moving Families (Michaelmas/Advent 2004/2005
tells the stories of people displaced from their homes by violence: in the Sudan and the Congo, Burma and Kosovo. Articles reveal the struggle to re-settle in a new land, often not knowing whether close family members are alive or dead. The newsletter also has articles about migrant workers in China, the Philippines and Hong Kong telling of their exploitation and encouraging action by churches and Christians to welcome and support them. The final section is about travelling families - the difficulties of gypsies in UK and the rapid changes to the life of nomads in the Sinai desert.
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International Year of the Family: Ten Years On - Problems and Progress (Trinity 2004)
asks what has been achieved since the International Year of the Family in 1994. Articles from a wide range of countries tell of the increasing number of single parent families, of the changing role of parents with more women becoming the breadwinners and some men becoming more involved with the care of their children. A major concern over the ten years is the spread of HIV/AIDS and the newsletter tells of practical projects developed to help those affected by the pandemic.
|20 JUN 2004||141 KB|
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